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Re: Exclusions in V6


 From a June 20 message from ulises at WRI:  "the reason for this 
[failure to find the Tan exclusions automatically] is a technical
one, but we expect to extend the Automatic handling in future
releases."

David Park wrote:
> The new Exclusions option in V6 is quite nice.
> 
> The following works:
> 
> Plot[Tan[x], {x, -3 \[Pi], 3 \[Pi]}, Exclusions -> Cos[x] == 0]
> 
> However, in view of the Exclusions Help page:
> 
> "Exclusions -> Automatic excludes all subregions where discontinuities are 
> found in functions being plotted. The discontinuities can involve either 
> finite or infinite jumps in function values."
> 
> I don't understand why the following fails.
> 
> Plot[Tan[x], {x, -3 \[Pi], 3 \[Pi]}, Exclusions -> Automatic]
> 
> 

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